Empire players dot SRJC football roster

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
Twenty-six of the 72 players on Santa Rosa Junior College’s football team this season are from Empire high schools. Here’s a look at the locals playing for the Bear Cubs, who open the season Sept. 11 at Siskiyous:

David Azevedo, DL, So. (Cardinal Newman)
Ryan Blum, WR, Fr. (Sonoma)
Japheth Burns, WR, Fr. (Piner)
Ronald Burt, RB, Fr. (Elsie Allen)
Ryan Decker, DB, So. (Rancho Cotate)
Daniel Garber, DB, Fr. (Rancho Cotate)
Jared Garcia, WR, So. (Healdsburg)
Michael Gebre, LB, So. (Piner)
Bud Guinn, OL, Fr. (Rancho Cotate)
Jhaylyn Hall, WR, Fr. (Montgomery)
Rashawn Hayes, RB, So. (Santa Rosa)
Jordan Marquez, LB, Fr. (Cardinal Newman)
Herman Miranda, OL, Fr. (Piner)
Adam Murray, OL, So. (Rancho Cotate)
Lavelle Musfin, WR, Fr. (Piner)
Mitch Ortiz, WR, So. (Piner)
Peter Pham, LB, Fr. (Cardinal Newman)
Brandon Poulson, DL, So. (Piner)
Mitch Reab, OL, So. (El Molino)
Anthony Scalercio, OL, So. (Montgomery)
Tyler Smith, DL, Fr. (Maria Carrillo)
Jonathan Torres, DL, Fr. (Rancho Cotate)
Malcolm Townsend, OL, So. (Analy)
Bailey Tucker, DB, Fr. (Tomales)
Jo Jo Tucker, DB, Fr. (Tomales)
Chris Yeakey, DB, So. (St. Helena)